Light Poles Installed on the Athletic Field
(July 21, 2016) The four light poles on the Ichabod Crane High School athletic field have been installed. The lights are in the process of a 100-hour continuous burn.
After one of the light poles fell over in a 2015 winter storm, the District had
the three remaining poles tested and it was determined that all four poles
should be replaced. The District is pleased to have the lights in place for the fall sports season. View installation photos on Facebook here.
Welcome and Chandler Re-Elected to Board Leadership
(July 6, 2016) During the Board of Education's organizational meeting on July 5, Anthony Welcome and John Chandler were re-elected president and vice president, respectively. Congratulations to both!
Middle School Announces 4th Quarter Honor Rolls
(July 5, 2016) Ichabod Crane Middle School has announced the honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Congratulations to all of our students who achieved honor roll status! View the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll.
Ichabod Crane High School Announces 4th Quarter Honor Rolls
(June 29, 2016) Ichabod Crane High School has announced the honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Congratulations to our students on their achievement. View the honor rolls
Ichabod Crane's Budget Newsletter Earns National Recognition
(June 28, 2016) Ichabod Crane Central School District's Budget Newsletter 2015 has been recognized by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) with an Honorable Mention in its 2016 Publications and Electronic Media Awards Contest. Learn More
Congratulations to the Class of 2016!
(June 28, 2016) Ichabod Crane High School's Class of 2016 graduated on Friday, June 24 in front of family, friends, teachers and staff at the 62nd annual commencement ceremony on the Gordon Van Buren field. Congratulations to all of this year's graduates and best of luck in the future! Learn More
11 Retiring Ichabod Crane Employees Recognized
Present were Carolyn Shufelt, Denise Ebel, Cindee Mackey, Darlene Stever and Dianne Rieck.
(June 23, 2016) Eleven retiring Ichabod Crane Central School District employees were recognized in front of their colleagues on June 23 during the Superintendent's Conference Day. Superintendent George Zini thanked each employee for their dedication to the district and noted their combined 236 years of service to the district. Learn More
Senior Walk Through a New Tradition at IC
(June 22, 2016) A new IC tradition started on Wednesday, June 22, as our graduating seniors took a stroll down memory lane. They walked through the Primary, Elementary and Middle School halls where students and teachers cheered, high-fived and congratulated them!
The celebration was to congratulate the graduates for their hard work and inspire the younger students to strive for success in school. View the photo album on Facebook
Ichabod Crane's Smart Schools Investment Plan Approved
(June 22, 2016) Ichabod Crane is one of 36 school districts to have its Smart Schools Investment Plan (SSIP) approved in this next round. On June 20, Governor Cuomo announced the 36 SSIP's total $43 million of the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act. SSIP funds will provide enhanced security and many upgrades in technology.
Districts had to complete a process in order to have their Smart School Investment Plans approved by the state. The first phase of IC's plan totals $689,678. The District's total allocation is $1,309,134, which leaves the District with $619,456 to spend in the second phase. Plans for using the remaining funding will be determined during the 2016-17 school year with input from the District's Technology Committee. Learn More
Regents Chancellor Rosa Visits Ichabod Crane
(June 16, 2016) On June 16, New York State Board of Regent Chancellor Betty Rosa spent time touring the District and speaking with students, teachers and administrators about the things happening in our schools. Learn More
Ichabod Crane Transportation Department Earns Excellent Passing Rating on NYS DOT School Bus Safety Inspection
(June 16, 2016) The Ichabod Crane Central School Transportation Department earned a 97.2 percent rating on a New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) school bus safety inspection report for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. The DOT commends districts with an inspection rate over 90 percent. The District has a five-year average of 98.44 percent. Learn More
Band Camp 2016
Marching Band Camp will be held August 2-5 & 8-11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, view the flyer here.
District Proactively Has Water Tested
(June 14, 2016) In an effort to be proactive, the Ichabod Crane Central School District has hired St. Peter's Hospital Environmental Labs to collect water samples throughout the school buildings and test those for presence of pollutants like perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The District's buildings get their water from the Village of Valatie, therefore the district is not required to test it. Learn More
Free Summer Lunch Program
(June 10, 2016) All families have been notified about a Free Summer Lunch Program. The First Presbyterian Church along with other churches and organizations in the area are hosting the program Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, August 26, each weekday (M-F), Noon to 1 p.m.
To help organizers with planning and to know how many children to expect, please fill out the registration form and return it to your child's teacher as soon as possible. Download the registration form
Safety Efforts Earn Ichabod Crane Safety Excellence Award
(June 8, 2016) The Utica National Insurance Company has recognized Ichabod Crane CSD’s safety efforts for another year with its Safety Excellence Award. Utica National recently presented the District with a “Platinum with Honors” level award during the 36th annual school safety seminar held in Saratoga. Learn More